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[texts]The Works Of Aristotle Volume 1

Downloads: 608
[movies]Farm Family In Summer - Thomas G. Smith
This film follows a rural family to a county fair, showing scenes of horse races, concessions, corn judging contests and tractor demonstrations; Gerald "Red" Markham farm near town of Whitewater, near LaGrange, Walworth Co. Wisconsin. The children are Dale, Pam, Steve. Tom Smith made four films in this series. Farm Family in Autumn, Farm Family in Spring, Farm Family in Summer, and Farm Family in Winter, all available to see in the Academic Film Archive of North America collection on the Interne...
Keywords: farm; tom smith; encyclopedia britannica
Downloads: 398
[movies]Newspaper Story, 2nd Edition - Thomas Smith, Encyclopedia Britannica
This film documents the activities of newspaper staff members during a 24-hour period, showing how news is gathered and how it is written, edited, and printed. About the film,producer Tom Smith writes "The assignment was to make a film to show students how a newspaper is made. I chose to shoot a day in the life of the Los Angeles Times. It took a lot of preparation and on the day we chose to shoot, I had, three camera crews working at the same time...
Keywords: newspaper; Los Angeles Times
Downloads: 323
[texts]Hippocratic Writings On The Natural Faculties Vol X - Galen.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 860
[texts]The Simma Theologica Vol I - Aquinas,Thomas.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 837
[movies]Story into film : Clark's ThePortable Phonograph - John Barnes
On camera, director John Barnes demonstrates how Walter Van Tilburg Clark's short story 'The Portable Phonograph' was adapted to make a motion picture. Barnes alternates between reading passages from the story and showing film interpretations of the same scene, describing the differences between the actual story and the screenplay. For more on John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Keywords: screenplay
Downloads: 361
[texts]Great Books Of The Western World 35 - John Locke

Downloads: 1,159
[movies]The Seaport - Larry Yust
Describes the procedure by which a seaport receives cargo for distribution. Shows conveyor systems, pumps, and electromagnets used in handling goods; and explains the work of seamen, longshoremen, and customs officers. Shows the port of San Francisco and the SS President Cleveland. Shows old SF Muni streetcars stacked and ready for scrap, four longshoreman standing around doing nothing while another unloads bananas...
Keywords: seaport; San Francisco; longshoremen's union; port; shipping
Downloads: 165
[texts]American State Papers - John Stuart Mill

Downloads: 373
[movies]Farm Family in Winter. - Thomas G Smith
Shows family life on a modern farm in winter. Describes the care and feeding of livestock kept on a farm in winter. Here, farm life continues at a vigorous pace, in spite of restrictions of inclement weather, as a farm family complete the work of harvest and prepare for the renewal of the growing cycle in spring. The story is told in first person by the grandfather, at Gerald "Red" Markham's farm near the town of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin...
Downloads: 5,746
[texts]Lavoisier Fourier Faraday - Lavoisier,A.L.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; Polygraphies. Collective works
Downloads: 1,650
[texts]The Great Conversation Vol I - Hutchins,Robert M.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 5,337
[movies]American Indian Speaks, The - Thomas G. Smith
This important film presents the American Indian speaking for himself ---discussing what he wants and how he feels. It features historically important Native Americans such as Chief Dan George and Lame Deer, and focuses on three American Indian tribes and how they are surviving. Reverend Cliff Hill describes how the Muskogee Creek are fighting to maintain their language, and the Ceremonial Stomp Dance is shown...
Downloads: 978
[texts]Faust Parts One And Two Vol XXXXVII - Goethe,Johann Wolfgang Von.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 1,895
[texts]The History Of Don Quixote Dela Mancha Vol XXIX - Cervantes,Miguel De.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 1,258
[texts]On The Loadstone And Magnetic Bodies Vol XXVIII - Gilbert,William.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 1,382
[texts]The Essays Vol XXV - Montaigne Of Michel Eyquem De.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; Newspapers. The press. Including: Journalism
Downloads: 1,173
[movies]Evidence For the Ice Age - Stanley Croner
This film examines many features of today's landscapes which cannot be explained by processes at work around them, and explains that observation of the work of modern glaciers establishes that these anomalies could only have been caused by a massive sheet of moving ice. It proposes the hypothesis that glacial ice moved south at least four times in geologic history, and that its shape and size correspond approximately with the distribution of glacial features...
Keywords: afana; ice age; glacier; geology
Downloads: 1,786
[movies]The Library - A Place for Discovery - Irving Rusinow
'Library, The: a Place for Discovery' (1965) 17m, dir. Irving Rusinow. Illustrates services, materials and facilities of public and school libraries. Shows students how to use the card catalog and locate books. Explains vertical picture files and those for other A/V materials.
Keywords: academic films; Irving Rusinow
Downloads: 1,004
[texts]War And Peace - Tolstoy,Leo.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 10,358
[movies]Farm Family in Autumn - Thomas G Smith
On Red Markham's farm near Whitewater, Wisconsin, son Steve tells his story: through the woods, taking a school bus, how muddy fields impact harvesting, canning jam, making jack-o-lanterns, and watching a dairy truck collect milk. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: " In the 1970s, the Markham family enjoyed national fame for a brief period when the popular children’s TV show, “Captain Kangaroo” aired film clips from these films on CBS network...
Downloads: 3,778
[movies]Equality under the law, the lost generation of Prince Edward County. - Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia, closed its public schools rather than integrate them. White children went to publicly aided private schools while black students went to free schools staffed by volunteers. In 1964, the Supreme Court ordered the schools opened to all, but 90 percent of the whites stayed in private schools. The film shows a whites-only prom off-campus in a private club. Lots of poignant interviews by director John Barnes, with people fearing mixed marriages, etc...
Keywords: integration; segregation; civil rights; Bill of Rights; Constitution
Downloads: 1,654
[texts]The Historry Of Herodotus Vol VI - Thucydides.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 1,536
[movies]The Living City - John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
Nominated for an Academy Award, this film by John Barnes surveys the need for redevelopment of American cities and the forces which have created problems in urban areas; describes obstacles which deter the elimination of blighted areas and tenements and the relief of traffic congestion. The film includes scenes of St. Louis in 1890, and of present-day housing and building programs in Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh...
Keywords: urban redevelopment
Downloads: 348
[texts]The History Of Tom Jones - Fielding,Henry.

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[movies]Great Expectations II - Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp
This is the second of a two-part film made by John Barnes on Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations.' The direction and acting are stellar. For more on Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Keywords: Dickens
Downloads: 58
[texts]The Great Ideas Vol II - Adler,Mortimer J.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
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[texts]Advancement Of Learning Novum Organum New Atlantis - Francis Bacon Sir.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; Newspapers. The press. Including: Journalism
Downloads: 1,271
[movies]Great Expectations I - Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp
This is the first of a two-part film made by John Barnes on Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations.' The direction and acting are stellar. For more on Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Keywords: Dickens
Downloads: 53
[texts]Gargantua And Pantagruel - Rabelais,Francois.

Keywords: LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE; Literature; Literature
Downloads: 2,672
[texts]The Divine Comedy Of Dante Alighieri - Alighieri,Dante.

Keywords: GENERALITIES; General reference works Encyclopaedias
Downloads: 1,587
[movies]Venereal Disease: the Hidden Epidemic. - Thomas Smith, Encyclopedia Britannica
Presents a brief history of venereal disease, examines the symptoms of syphilis and gonorrhea and the microorganisms which cause these diseases, and emphasizes the importance and methods of treatment.  Producer, Tom Smith; collaborators, Walter Smartt, James Miller. This is the full uncut version.
Keywords: vd; venereal disease; epidemic
Downloads: 492
[movies]School for Ted - Irving Rusinow
Through the clever use of children's clay models, this film decscribes the functions of various individuals associated with the school, including principals, teachers, cafteria workers, crossing gurads, custodians, and the PTA. The audience for this film would have been first-graders. While they do not have significant roles, the Asian and Black students in the class represent one of the earliest examples of integrated classrooms shown in academic film.
Keywords: elementary school; integration
Downloads: 1,497
[movies]Project Discovery: a Demonstration in Education - Irving Rusinow
This important film focuses on the experimental project most responsible for taking millions of public dollars away from textbook producers, and delivering it into the hands of educational film companies. The result? The blossoming of the academic film movement in the U.S., a filmmaking renaissance that changed the way curriculum was discussed and taught in North America. Here we visit the classroom that toppled the textbook companies, at Mercer Elementary School in Shaker Heights, Ohio...
Keywords: education; history of education; mediated instruction
Downloads: 2,894
[movies]Shaw vs. Shakespeare III: ‘Caesar and Cleopatra - John Barnes
This passionate interplay between the girl-queen and the wily conqueror provides the groundwork for George Bernard Shaw’s contention that there has been no social progress in the so-called Christian era, founded as it is upon judgment, guilt, and punishment, an era that can be characterized as "one of the bloodiest and most discreditable episodes" in the history of humankind. This is the third and final film in Barnes' 'Shaw vs...
Keywords: Shaw; Moffat; Kiley; Grossman
Downloads: 1,944
[movies]People Along the Mississippi - Gordon Weisenborn
As far as we have been able to determine, this film is the first nationally distributed educational film to embrace the interaction of races and cultures in the United States. Ostensibly a child's film, it's the story of a boy in Minnesota who builds a toy boat and sends it on a journey southward along the Mississippi River. Meandering through scenery beautifully photographed by Barnes, the boat serves as a metaphor for the integration of the American cultures; the boat is found by a Chippewa bo...
Downloads: 1,994
[movies]Shaw vs. Shakespeare II: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar - John Barnes
In maintaining that Brutus was the least morally-reprehensible character in Shakespeare’s play, Shaw here plays the critic, offering analysis to the scenes played by Barnes’ remarkable cast, led by Donald Moffat, Richard Kiley and Suzanne Grossman. This is the second of a 3 part series. To view the first and third parts, visit http://www.archive.org/details/shaw_vs_shakespeare_1 and http://www.archive.org/details/shaw_vs_shakespeare_3
Keywords: George Bernard Shaw; Shaw; Shakespeare; Moffat; Kiley; Grossman
Downloads: 3,615
[movies]Shaw vs. Shakespeare I: The Character of Caesar - John Barnes
This is the first film in Barnes' 'Shaw vs. Shakespeare' series, considered by experts to be among the finest educational films ever made. Here is wonderful introduction to Barnes as an insightful and witty interpreter of Shakespeare on film, the opening film of the triptych focusing on George Bernard Shaw’s belief that, although Shakespeare’s play was superior to his own, the treatment of the character of Caesar was not...
Keywords: Geoge Bernard Shaw; Shaw; Shakespeare; Moffat; Kiley; Grossman
Downloads: 8,313
[movies]Unique Contribution - Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Here, the legendary president of EB Films discusses the 'unique contribution' of educational film to curriculum and learning. The film is geared toward instructors, and provides examples of mediated instructional techniques from filmmakers such as Roman Vishniac and John Barnes.
Keywords: mediated instruction; education; history of education
Downloads: 1,175 (1 review)
[movies]Solar System (2nd Ed) - Tom Smith
Tom Smith headed up the Special Effects team at Industrial Light & Magic, where he created all the goodies for the 'Star Wars' films. This is his academic film masterwork, which took over a year to create, over 13 weeks to film, and utilized "traveling mattes," with as many as five separate films running in the background, showcasing wonderful models and graphics. About the making of the film, Tom Smith writes: "I made that film in 1976 with Richard Basehart as narrator and a classical music sco...
Keywords: space; universe; Industrial Light and Magic; ILM
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